Phoenix Fire Foundation

Dale R. Lockett

1950 - 1979
Fire Fighter
Phoenix Fire, Engine 25, A-Shift
About Dale R. Lockett

Last Alarm: Sunday, August 5, 1979, 4726 N. 76th Dr, Inc# 79-041827
Died: Sunday August 5th 1979
Age: 28 years old
Served for: 7 years
Cause: Fell through roof on house fire (LODD I)

Firefighter Dale Lockett and Engine 25 were dispatched to a house fire. Dale and his crew were performing roof operations when he fell through the roof. Crews entered the house and worked to locate him in the attic and surrounding rafters. He died shortly after.

Dale was born December 8, 1950 in Pennsylvania and served in the United States Marine Corps as a Sergeant in Vietnam. He was survived by his wife and brothers.

Dale’s urn was buried at the St John Cantius Catholic Church Cemetery in Windber, Pennsylvania. His grave is marked with a red cross during the annual Fallen Fire Fighter Memorials each January.

St John Cantius (AKA St Ann Seton) Catholic Church Cemetery,
709 4th Street, Windber Pennsylvania 15963. Section 2E, Row 5D
Historical marker placed, Feb 10th 2011, 7601 W. Camelback.